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Arts Marina Herlop @ We are Europe

A Conversation With Marina Herlop

Catalan composer, singer and classically trained pianist Marina Herlop speaks to David Bola from We Are Europe about why creating an album is like cultivating a garden, how she integrates Carnatic singing practices into her music and why songwriting requires subtraction.

Arts Sonar @ We are Europe

Voicenotes From Barcelona: Trap Music

In this third episode of our podcast series focused on the bubbling musical scenes in Europe, we dance to the hectic rhythms of trap sensation Morad and softly sway to the neo perreo anthems of Bea Pelea and Bad Gyal.

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The Science Behind Max Cooper & Bruce Brubaker's "Glassforms"

Tasked with closing Nuits sonores Brussels’ opening night, Max Cooper & Bruce Brubaker proposed a live rendition of their "Glassforms" project, a mesmerizing long format voiding the gap between electronic and acoustic. We shared a conversation with the duo, moments after the end of their performance in the Henry Leboeuf Hall of BOZAR.

Arts Simili Gum @ We are Europe

A Walk Through the Audio-Visual Aisle

In this comparative case study, Antoine Boj confronts the media strategies of independent and contemporary artists: Simili Gum and Graham Mushnik. What can their communication habits reveal?

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Voicenotes From The Netherlands: Afro-Dutch Music

We partnered up with the team from Nique la Radio to create three special episodes of Faya, a podcast travelling across dancefloors all around the world. This second episode takes us to the Netherlands and its musical scene born out of the cultural influences of Suriname, South-America, the Caribbean and North Africa.

Arts Obi Bora @ We are Europe

21 Newcomers: OBI Live in Lyon

We caught up with Nigerian artist now based in Lyon OBI, for a charismatic live performance, as part of De Concert's (an international association of 27 festivals) latest initiative.

Arts Pamela Badjogo @ We are Europe

In Residency - Pamela Badjogo

In early 2021, Pamela Badjogo and her crew of musicians/friends, held a week-long residency at Le Sucre in Lyon, to work on the live rendition of her latest album "Kaba".

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